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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – OPEN SEASON!

A lot of work went into opening day; three months of planning and a month of backbreaking labor. Every rock, scale building, and obstacles carefully placed. To be honest, at one point I started having doubts. I started asking myself did I take on too much, am I going to be able to accomplish the goals I had set for [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’_ WEEKEND WITH GELANDE II CRUISER

  There’s something satisfying about breathing new life into a RC vehicle that hasn’t been used in a while. I was able to get my hands on the RC four-wheel-drive Gelande 2 that Cubby reviewed.  Within 10 minutes of running this truck it’s become my favorite vehicle. The scale details on the vehicle are outstanding; from a full interior to even [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Scale To The Future

  The scale world is booming right now. It’s true everybody is scalin! Body options are a lot more prevalent than in the past. Pro-Line is killing it right now with the 1946 Dodge Power Wagon they released over the winter. With the slight re-release of the Power Wagon it gives me hope for a new version of the Ram Charger [...]

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Crawler Canyon Park Visit

The weather around Chicago has not been the best in the past few weeks. Sub-zero temps and this past weekend has dumped a lot of snow on us. So, what do you do when you have a itchy trigger finger? Well I went to a local indoor crawler comp to find out if I could scratch my itch. I traveled to [...]

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Bashers Basics — Weight Distribution

I have had quite a few newcomers to the hobby ask me this simple statement, but complex question; “how can I make my crawler perform better”. While there are a multitude of different ways that one can increase the performance and ability of their crawler, one of the easiest and most impactful change that someone can make to their crawler [...]

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Reminder – Rock Racing at Leisure Hours Raceway

Wanted to show off a quick panorama shot of the Leisure Hours Raceway Rock Racing track! This track is a BLAST to drive on, but it’s not for the weak. Check out some of the action shots of the Yeti below. The rocks are huge, the turns are huge, the hills are huge! Go big or go home right? The [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Bad Apple

Every club has them. You know. The guy that either is at best annoying yet tolerable; at worst can ruin your group completely. These people are a cancer. The r/c world has largely stereotyped this character as the long standing, insufferable racer. And while it’s true that I’ve dealt with many a racer like this, it’s more the case that ANY [...]

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